Shea Publishes Volumes on Campaign Craft and Democracy

Professor of Government and Director of the Goldfarb Center for Public Affairs and Civic Engagement Daniel M. Shea recently published the fifth edition of Campaign Craft: The Strategy, Tactics and Art of Political Campaign Management (Praeger Books, 2015) with coauthors Michael John Burton of Ohio University and William Miller of Flagler College (Fla.). Shea also recently...

Kyle Stevens Publishes on Teaching the Film Casablanca

Visiting Assistant Professor of Cinema Studies Kyle Stevens recently published an essay on teaching the classic film Casablanca in The Cine-Files, an online scholarly journal of cinema studies. The film, he argues, presents an opportunity to see how surprisingly complex classical Hollywood style can be. His piece is titled, “Teaching Casablanca: Clay, Ink, Documentary, Set.”

Blevins Collection Reviewed and Excerpted

Walk Till the Dogs Get Mean—Appalachian Outsiders Tell All, a collection of essays edited by Adrian Blevins (English) and Karen McElmurray, was the subject of an extensive review in The Read on WNC, an online journal. “As 31 authors show, you can’t judge a region by its cover story. For it’s not just outsiders who...

Sheehan Essay Featured in A Companion to American Art

Associate Professor Tanya Sheehan, chair of the Art Department, contributed an essay to the Blackwell Press volume A Companion to American Art published in spring 2015. Sheehan’s essay, titled “A Time and a Place: Rethinking Race in American Art History,” is one of 35 newly commissioned essays by leading scholars who explore the methodology, historiography, and...

Coane Publishes Two Papers on False Memories

Assistant Professor of Psychology Jen Coane has two papers in press about her research in false memory. “Categorical and associative relations increase false memory relative to purely associative relations” will appear in Memory & Cognition, a publication of the Psychonomic Society. Authors of the paper (Coane, J. H., McBride, D. M., Termonen, M., & Cutting,...

Stevens Considers Voice-Over in Films

In the spring 2015 issue of World Picture 10, Visiting Assistant Professor of Cinema Studies and English Kyle Stevens published an article titled “Toward a Theory of Voice-Over through Brief Encounter.” Analyzing the technique of using voice-over in films, Stevens notes that “neither philosophers nor film theorists have contended deeply with this technique’s conceptual scheme.”...

Kyle Stevens on “The Mystery of Meryl Streep”

Assistant Professor of Cinema Studies and English Kyle Stevens, who joins Colby’s faculty this year, published a piece on the Oxford University Press blog about  the chameleon quality of actress Meryl Streep over her long career. Stevens is the author of Mike Nichols: Sex, Language, and the Reinvention of Psychological Realism, a book to be...

Prindle Publishes on Noted Anime Animator

Tamae Prindle, Oak Professor of East Asian Language and Literature, published an article titled “Nakamura Ryūtarō’s Anime, Serial Experiments, Lain (1998)” in the academic journal Asian Studies in the first of its two 2015 issues. Asian Studies (formerly Asian and African Studies), published in Slovenia, is an interdisciplinary journal devoted to the study of Asian...